Two student teams from BU were recognized for their scientific achievements during the 2017 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Giant Jamboree. Last month, iGEM hosted more than 3,000 participants from 44 countries who showcased their work at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. iGEM is a non-profit organization, and the Jamboree is their annual competition for students who want to explore synthetic biology research. The competition is a culmination of eight months of rigorous research where teams are judged on an oral presentation, a poster, their team Wiki and a question-and-answer session with the judges. The two teams, BostonU Wet Lab and BostonU Hardware, won a silver
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Members of STEM Pathways have engaged with and informed the Greater Boston about synthetic biology, toured local biotechnology industries, and produced undergraduate researchers who have earned top honors in competitions. Learn more about our impact through our news articles and galleries.
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